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“My Heart is in the East” project centres around a play that spans two millennia and four locations: Basra, Beirut, New York and ancient Cordoba, with two actors, each playing two roles.
The play looks at the meeting points between East and West, Arab and Jew, man and woman, history and present day. It seeks to explore a shared identity around what binds us rather than divides us – both 1000 years ago and today.
Taʿāyish, is the Arabic word for coexistence. The notion of coexistence (in Spanish convivencia) has its origin in al-Andalus (Andalusia) where Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together…
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Director: Jonathan Meth
Creative Associate and Interfaith Consultant: Rosalind Parker
Producer: Anna Oggero
Video Editor/ Media Artist: Adrian D. Cameron
Composer and Oud Player: Lazhar Ghozlane